GRAND CHAIN, Ill. -- Lawrence David (Yogi) Goins, 71, of rural Grand Chain-Tick Ridge community died at 7:57 p.m. Monday, May 8, 2017, at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis from injuries sustained in a UTV-automobile accident on Tick Ridge Road east of Grand Chain.
He was a operator engineer for Local 318 in Marion and a member of Saint Catherine Catholic Church in Grand Chain. He started D&K Excavating in 1976 and operated it for 41 years in Grand Chain. He was a 32nd degree Mason and was a member of the Vienna Masonic Lodge #150, the Ainad Temple Shriners and the Hillbilly Clan.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Henderson Goins; one son, Bruce Goins of Grand Chain; one stepson, Steven Carlton of Grand Chain; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
His parents were Theodore Lawrence and Minnie Schierbaum Goins.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017, at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak. The Rev. Mike Shearer will officiate. Interment will follow at the Ohio Chapel Cemetery near Grand Chain.
Friends may call from 10 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017, at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak. You may leave an online message for the family or share a memory at wilsonfuneralhome1928.com.